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ISSUP South Africa launched at ADDICTION 2021

On Thursday 22nd of July 2021 it was an honour to welcome attendees to the formal launch of ISSUP South Africa, held during the ADDICTION 2021 Virtual Conference.
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The Child Justice Act, 2008 (Act 75 of 2008) and the Use/Possession of Cannabis by Children

ISSUP South Africa and South Africa ITTC would like to invite you to attend their upcoming Webinar on The Child Justice Act, 2008 (Act 75 of 2008) and the use/possession of cannabis by children.
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Alcohol and COVID-19 in SA: An Endless Cycle of Liquor Sales Bans Being Imposed and Lifted, or Catalyst for Meaningful Action?

The SAMRC Alcohol, Tobacco & Other Drug Research Unit is now in its 20th year of existence. With about 20+ core staff based in Cape Town and Pretoria the focus is on a broad range of research focusing on the nature and extent of substance use in South Africa, associated consequences and the multifaced interventions aimed at addressing substance use.

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MI In Africa Webinar Series: Motivational Interviewing in Practice, An African Journey

Please note the webinar that was planned for February 3rd has been moved to February 25th, 17h00-18h30 The registration link remains correct:

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Forensic testing for alcohol and drugs in relation to substance abuse detection and validation

Upcoming Webinar on February 16th, 2pm SAST: Forensic testing for alcohol and drugs in relation to substance abuse detection and validation. Substance abuse detection is of prime importance in modern-day life due to the ever-increasing demands and pressure on society
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South Africa ITTC Webinar: Motivational Interviewing in Practice, An African Journey

On February 25th, you are invited to attend the first Webinar in the upcoming Motivational Interviewing in Africa Webinar Series.
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The South Africa HIV Addiction Technology Transfer Centre: Journey, Impact and Lessons

The South Africa HIV Addiction Technology Transfer Centre (ATTC) is funded by the United States President's Emergency Plan for AIDS Relief (PEPFAR) through the Substance Abuse and Mental Health Services Administration (SAHMSA), and forms part of the group of international ATTC’s, an extension of the US-based domestic ATTC network.

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COVID-19 and the Treatment of Substance Use Disorders: International and Local Perspectives

COVID-19, along with the associated restrictions, has and continues to impact on the access to and provision of health care services. This talk hones in on the impact of services for substance use disorders, presenting new insights arising from current research. Hosted by the South Africa HIV Addiciton Technology Transfer Centre (UCT Department of Psychiatry and Mental Health), and SANCA National.

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WEBINAR: ISSUP SA - Cannabis Testing in the Workplace

Webinar with Dr. Tim Laurens BSc(Ed), BSc(Hons), MSc(Chem), MSc(Toxicol), MPhil (Med Law), PhD(Chem), PhD(Med Law)
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Webinar: ISSUP South Africa – Cannabis and the Youth in South Africa

In partnership with ISSUP Global, ISSUP South Africa invites you to participate in a webinar on Cannabis and youth in South Africa. The webinar will be presented on Wednesday, June 3, 2020 at 10:00 am (South Africa time).

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